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What are Qualification Assessment Specifications - QAS

The AQP will set the national standards to ensure validity and consistency of the external   summative   assessment.  The   QAS  form   an   integral   part   of   every occupational qualification and are developed for each occupational qualification and outline and record the following information: Title of occupational qualification; Curriculum reference number; Name and details of the AQP; External assessment strategy; Key occupational outcomes; The point(s) at which the qualification must be assessed (allowing for production cycle if required); Critical  identified  elements  of  ‘internal  assessment’  to  be  externally moderated (if any); Eligibility requirements for candidates for exter[...]


BBEE or Broad Based BEE

B-BBEE stands for Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment.

The objective of B-BBEE is to ensure that the majority of South Africans, whom are defined as being black people (as per the definition in the Codes) across all socio economic levels, are able to participate in the positive benefits of empowerment.

The concept of Broad Based BEE was introduced by the Codes of the Practice. 7 B-BBEE Elements are now used to measure a company’s commitment to transformation, as follows:

1. Ownership
2. Management and control
3. Employment equity
4. Skills development
5. Preferential procurement
6. Enterprise development
7. Socio economic development

While the term ‘BEE’ is often still referred to, ‘BEE’ actually no longer exists, and ‘B-BBEE’ is actually meant.